Defining dry drowning

It seems every summer a tragic story of dry drowning makes its way into the headlines. This year is no different, as just days ago a Houston family...
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Antidepressants: What you need to know

According to the CDC, about one in ten Americans take prescription antidepressant medications. Many elements can lead to depression, and what may...
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The pros of Pilates for recovery

While many might view Pilates as a gentle, light workout, it’s benefits reach far beyond toning and tightening. With 20 years Pilates instructing...
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How does anesthesia really work?

A surgical procedure can make many feel uneasy, especially if it’s their first time in the operating room.  While the sources of anxiety vary, for a...
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Meditate in 3 simple steps

Have you ever felt curious about meditating? Maybe it’s time to slow down, block out all the noise, and practice a little mindfulness. The benefits of...
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Rules for basic motorcycle safety

The unmistakable roar and open air experienced behind the handlebars of a motorcycle appeal to more than 8 million people in the U.S. But with the...
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9 moves you can do to work out anywhere

Everywhere you turn, there are warnings about the negative effects of our current lifestyle; Sitting is the new smoking. Only shop the perimeter of...
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Swim to safety

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) an average of 10 people die each day from unintentional drowning, making it fifth...
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When shin splints have you sidelined

Most long-distance walkers and runners have experienced the shooting pain of shin splints at some point in their athletic journey. With race and...
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How to measure and hit a healthy blood pressure

In America, nearly 75 million people have high blood pressure. Elevated blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart failure, vision loss, heart attack...
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